Suomi-NPPCERES FSW Patch Upload and Activation March 23, 2018
Issued: March 23, 2018 1755Z
or Data Impacted: All CERES Sensor Data
of Initial Impact: March 23, 2018 1645Z
of Expected End: March 23, 2018 2011Z
of Outage: See Details.
of change: On March 23, 2018, S-NPP CERES will be
commanded into Diagnostic and the Standby Modes to permit the
upload and activation of a Langley Research Center (LaRC)
requested FSW patch that contains a modified instrument sequence
for slot fourteen
a modified version of the full internal calibration, where the
SWICS cycles through three intensity levels for twenty scans
each while the black body is off. CERES will produce the
Diagnostic APID while in Diagnostic and Standby Modes, including
during the Memory Dump.
timeline of events for this maneuver are provided below:
Svalbard 33175 16:45:25 Z - 16:57:05 Z CERES will be commanded
to Diagnostic Mode, FSW memory loaded, and commanded to Stanby.
Svalbard 33175 18:28:29 Z - 18:39:15 Z CERES commanded to
Crosstrack mode and restored to nominal operations.
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